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Jun

Posted by on June 14th, 2019 •  0 Comments  • 

From its humble beginnings in 2004, Prolux had a vision to revolutionise electrical building maintenance and provide turnkey electrical fit-out solutions. Fifteen years later, Prolux is providing electrical building compliance solutions and maintenance to over 400 commercial and industrial properties throughout Australia....
The introduction of convenient lavish end-of-trip facilities is fast becoming adopted by commercial offices and workplaces to cater for those choosing to help themselves and our environment by ‘riding to work.’ Employers are getting on board with end-of-trip facilities as they know the importance of corporate social responsibility and their role in an era of addressing a greater environmental consciousness and increased awareness of health for their employees. A healthier office leads...
New clause preventing electric shock in Commercial Buildings Effective January 1st, 2019 was the new edition of the AS/NZS 3000 Wiring Rules Standard (Electrical Installations), which outlined over 200 changes and expanded upon the coverage of electrical installations. The changes have taken into account new technologies, new products and improvements in safety, whist clarifying on the previous versions ambiguous requirements. One of the major changes to the AS/NZS 3000: 2018 is the mandator...
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Oct

Posted by on October 30th, 2018 •  0 Comments  • 

In 2003 when an aspiring young man by the name of Alex Lamblin decided to start his own business as an electrician, it was simply – one man, one van, one set of tools. Today Alex is the Director of this business, Prolux Electrical Contractors, leading the company as electrical experts in commercial and industrial building maintenance solutions throughout Melbourne and growing... The main reason I started my own business was to fill a void or should I say stigma attached to tradesmen being ...
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Aug

Posted by on August 15th, 2018 •  0 Comments  • 

September 2020 marks the cut-off date for the nationwide ban on halogen light bulbs. The halogen ban was announced in February 2018 at the COAG Energy Council meeting. Ministers met to discuss their top priority – ensuring the security, reliability, affordability and sustainability of the electricity market whilst working towards a lower emissions future. Many consumers have already made the change and prefer LED products. Good quality LED lamps can last up to 15 times longer than halogen...
Just as with any other lighting concept, lighting for an office fit-out or commercial building needs to be fit for purpose, energy efficient and cost effective. Lighting installation must fit in with the style of the building’s design and provide optimal light dependent on the visual tasks that are to be undertaken; this requires a balance of indirect and direct light sources and between daylight and artificial light. In the workplace, it’s safe to say that we want to stimulate produ...
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Nov

Posted by on November 10th, 2017 •  0 Comments  • 

As a Facility Manager you’d be aware of the importance of using compliant electrical accessories and undertaking electrical testing to Australian Standards, but have you given much thought to the regulations surrounding Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) running throughout the commercial buildings you manage? NHP has and as a result they’ve released a compliant EMC Isolator for use with Variable Speed Drives (VSD’s) which successfully addresses EMC concerns. Firstly let’s take a look...